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Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  23 February 1952 (USA)
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The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him...

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Complete credited cast:
Larry Parks ...
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Anastacia (Stacie) Macaboy
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Mrs. Macaboy
Tom Tully ...
Mr. Charles E. Macaboy
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Mrs. Levoy
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Pattie Marie Levoy
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Mrs. Kahrney
Doreen McCann ...
Albertina Kahrney
Alex Gerry ...
Dick Wessel ...
Smitty
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Little Boy
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The dancing teacher Anastasia falls in love with the smart theatre agent Jud. He likes her, too, but does not want to give up his solo life at all. Thus she plans a trap for him... Written by Volker Boehm

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It's Liz in a Whiz of a Racy Romance!

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Comedy | Romance

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23 February 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Melhor é Casar  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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In 1951 star Larry Parks was among the first Hollywood personalities to admit that he had been a member of the Communist Party, in testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee. He was subsequently among those blacklisted in Hollywood, and the release of this film was delayed as a result. See more »

Quotes

Kid: I'm a grape.
Jud Parker: I'm happy for you.
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On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played on the piano at the dance school
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Entertaining
27 February 2003 | by (Santa Maria, CA) – See all my reviews

Stanley Dornen directed this cute love story about a dancing teacher (wow Taylor really is gorgeous here) and she goes to New York for a convention but gets sidetracked into her first love affair with Larry Parks, who really doesn't want to give up his solo life. Things change at the dancing school where people talk about it like a big scandal as she is so much younger than he. But with all the waiting and shenanigans they finally end up in eachother's arms after a false wedding announcement. The story is cute, the dancing is terrific, and acting is superb, and even a Giant Baseball player, George Metkovich is in it. Larry Parks was the Giant fan.


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